Life After Life (Paperback) Levels of Life (Paperback) The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil (Hardback) Maps - Maps (Hardback) Love, Nina: Despatches from Family Life (Paperback) Stoner: A Novel (Paperback)

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This kaleidoscopic novel, which considers the many different paths one life can take, paints a portrait of the 20th Century like no other in an incredible feat of storytelling and imagination.
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You put together two things that have not been put together before. And the world is changed… In Levels of Life Julian Barnes gives us Nadar, the pioneer balloonist and aerial photographer; then, finally, he gives us the story of his own grief, unflinchingly observed. This is a book of intense honesty and insight;
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And what, most importantly, are they going to do with Dave?The first book from a new leading light of UK comics, The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil is an off-beat fable worthy of Roald Dahl. It is about life, death and the meaning of beards.(*We mean a gigantic beard, basically.)
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A sumptuous gift book that really brings geography to life for younger readers, Maps illuminates the topography of 52 countries with exquisite illustrations of cultural figures, national landmarks and wildlife. An aesthetic marvel as well as a hugely enlightening resource, Maps transforms the way we look at the world.
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In 1982 Nina Stibbe, a 20-year-old from Leicester, moved to London to work as a nanny for a very particular family. It was a perfect match: Nina had no idea how to cook, look after children or who the weirdos were who called round.
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Skilfully weaving an enchanting story from the most mundane of narratives, Williams’ cult novel is a minutely detailed examination of an ordinary life and the little victories and obstacles that pepper it.
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